What To Do if You Are the Victim of a Crime in Romania

By |2020-05-31T13:22:54+02:00May 31st, 2020|Criminal Defense, Legal Services|

Being the victim of a crime in Romania, like everywhere else in the world, can be a distressing situation. You can find this particularly stressful when you are in a foreign country. The rules that you know may not apply and law enforcement agencies have different procedures. You can find a shortlist of things that [...]

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Getting Arrested in Romania

By |2020-05-31T14:27:21+02:00May 31st, 2020|Criminal Defense|

Getting arrested in Romania is a complicated situation that everyone would rather avoid. If you find yourself in this position, you should know a few things about how Romanian criminal justice works. How Long Can You Be Arrested For Arrest warrants are issued for 30 days. However, they can be extended before they expire for [...]

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Regaining Romanian Citizenship

By |2020-05-30T22:58:23+02:00May 30th, 2020|Civil Law, Family Law, Immigration|

You can regain Romanian citizenship if you had it and have lost it or the Romanian state has revoked it. If your parents or grandparents had Romanian citizenship, you can also gain it by proving your ancestry. It is important to note that parts of today's Ukraine and Moldova were once Romanian territories. Thus, people [...]

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Recognition of Foreign Court Orders in Romania

By |2020-05-28T23:43:51+02:00May 28th, 2020|Civil Law, Corporate & Commercial, Legal Services|

The recognition of foreign court orders is an issue that occurs when a court order issued by one country has to be enforced in another. Court orders are mandatory in the country that has issued them. If they will or will not be mandatory in other countries depends on other factors. Amongst these factors are [...]

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Drug Possession Crimes in Romania

By |2020-05-28T17:04:30+02:00May 28th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Legal Services|

Recreational drug possession is not allowed in Romania, regardless of type or quantity. Holding a small quantity of light drugs may not be heavily prosecuted, but it is still a crime under the Romanian Criminal Code. Drugs are classified as low risk and high risk, depending on their potential to create addiction. Criminal Penalties for [...]

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Car Crash Victims Compensation in Romania

By |2020-05-27T20:49:26+02:00May 27th, 2020|Civil Law, Criminal Defense, Legal Services, Personal Injury|

Car crashes are very common in Romania for a number of reasons. They often result in serious injury or death. Although authorities are taking measures to prevent serious or fatal car accidents, they are still a common sight on Romanian roads. Traffic accident victims can obtain compensation so it is important to understand how to [...]

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Driving Under the Influence in Romania

By |2020-05-27T19:42:15+02:00May 27th, 2020|Criminal Defense|

Romanian traffic laws are very strict about driving under the influence. You are not allowed to drink any amount of alcohol before driving in Romania. Blood alcohol concentrations between 0 and 0.8 mg/L will result in a civil fine and a suspension of the driver’s license. If your blood alcohol concentration is greater than 0.8 [...]

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Can Foreign Citizens Buy Real Estate in Romania

By |2020-05-27T19:40:02+02:00March 15th, 2019|Civil Law, Immigration, Real Estate|

Real estate investments in Romania by foreign nationals have always been made, but the question of whether a foreigner can buy or own real estate in Romania does not have a simple answer. At first, we must differentiate between buildings and the land they are built on and, while foreigners are allowed to own buildings [...]

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How To Recover a Debt in Romania

By |2020-05-27T19:43:34+02:00February 13th, 2019|Civil Law, Corporate & Commercial, Litigation|

The recovery of debts in Romania through litigation can be made through a few different procedural options, each of them applicable to different situations. The low-value claims This procedure can be applied only for debts that are lower than 10.000 RON (roughly 2300 euros) and consists of a very simplified judgement, based primarily on a [...]

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Divorce Procedures in Romania

By |2020-05-27T19:44:56+02:00February 12th, 2019|Family Law|

Divorce procedures can be performed in Romania if the marriage was concluded in or recognized by the Romanian state. If the requirements above are met, divorce can either be performed through litigation or by agreement. Divorce through litigation Whenever the spouses don’t agree on the divorce itself or the reasons of the divorce, litigation is [...]

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